October 12, 2019
Anthony J. “Capt. Tony” Manzella passed away in Covington, LA on Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was born in New Orleans, LA and lived in Mount Hermon since 2005 (for the past 14 years). He founded Tony Industries in 1969, as a Tugboat/Push Boat Company which commissioned five boats based in New Orleans, LA.
Devoted father of Rita Manzella, Debra Leonard, Louella Manzella, Tina Manzella, and Anthony Manzella, Jr. Son of the late Joseph Brossi Manzella and Ruth Patterson Manzella. Brother of Barbara Ruppert (John), the late Lucy Toups, Bernadine Kelley, and Jeannette Frye. Grandfather of Analee Williams (Larry), Shannon Scobel (Stephen), James Leonard, Summer Manzella, and Kirstie Manzella. Great grandfather to Lucas Leonard.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Christ The King Catholic Church, 535 Deerfield Road, Terrytown, LA 70056, on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Visitation starts at 11:00 AM, with Mass at Noon.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting a donation in his memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
A special thanks to the incredible, loving, and compassionate nurses, caregivers and staff of Forest Manor Nursing and Rehab, in Covington, LA.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA.